Minnetonka Audio Ships Dolby® Digital Encoder for AWE

Minnetonka Audio Software, Inc. (MASI) announces that SurCode for Dolby Digital is now available as a plug-in option for AudioTools™ AWE.

Fully licensed and certified, SurCode for Dolby Digital is a software only Dolby Digital encoder allowing access to the full compliment of professional encoding features. AWE customers can utilize this encoder to Dolby Digital encode a single or thousands of files off-line by simply dropping them into AWE’s special “Hot Folder”. In addition, AWE’s workflow capabilities allow quick parameter changes and or file normalization, or other processing, prior to encoding.

“AWE is a groundbreaking application that can take countless hours of tedious processing time completely offline. Adding SurCode for Dolby Digital to AWE is a clear choice to help our existing and growing post production, game audio, and film community get the tools they need while saving time and money,” says John Schur, President of MASI.

AWE’s SurCode for Dolby Digital is being offered for a limited time at only $495. Crossgrade paths are available for current SurCode users and available through MASI's international network of pro audio resellers and on www.minnetonkaaudio.com. For more information or to request a trial evaluation please contact masi-sales@minnetonkaaudio.com

AudioTools AWE, the automated audio workflow engine for editing, format conversion, encoding, plug-in processing and processing through external I/O devices, can process thousands of files in a single job. Processing chains can be auditioned and saved as templates. Hot Folders automatically apply a complete processing workflow to any files placed in them. Hot Folders and advanced job management fea­tures include a Job Queue that manages any number of sequential jobs, robust failure recov­ery, and job logs.

About Minnetonka Audio Software (MASI): Minnetonka Audio Software is a company of musicians and engineers with a passion for music and quality. From SurCode™ surround encoders to the discWelder™ family of DVD-Audio authoring tools, our products are in use by top professionals around the world for video, broadcast, games, and CD/DVD production. Supported codecs include Dolby® Digital, Dolby Pro Logicä II, DTSä, and MLPä formats.

About Dolby Laboratories: Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) develops and delivers products and technologies that make the entertainment experience more realistic and immersive. For more than four decades, Dolby has been at the forefront of defining high-quality audio and surround sound in cinema, broadcast, home audio systems, cars, DVDs, headphones, games, televisions, and personal computers. For more information about Dolby Laboratories or Dolby technologies, please visit www.dolby.com.